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Offline John Z

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Interesting article about unicode use to watch out for
« on: November 02, 2021, 01:18:20 pm »
Hiding nefarious code in plain sight.  Obfuscation by Unicode RTL identifier.

https://www.theregister.com/2021/11/01/trojan_source_language_reversal_unicode/


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Re: Interesting article about unicode use to watch out for
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2021, 01:26:28 pm »
Yeah. The question is how important this is. Looks like GCC will add some diagnostics in the upcoming version, and LLVM will add something to a checker (not the compiler?). Microsoft is unknown.
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Re: Interesting article about unicode use to watch out for
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2021, 05:30:30 pm »
Next Pelle's version will compile encrypted source code!

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Re: Interesting article about unicode use to watch out for
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2021, 07:58:10 pm »
Next version will only compile "Hello, world". It's safer that way. Trust me...  ;D
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